Russia at start of invasion: we have completely destroyed the entire Ukrainian airforce.
Now: Ukraine wipes out air defenses on snake island, and then uses the TB2’s to film a bombing run with SU-27’s.
How easy? One team found that they could re-identify 50% of the devices in an anonymized location data set by analyzing *any two random data-points* from their movements:
Practically speaking: Safegraph's data can be used to identify nearly everyone who visits an abortion provider, and also reveal their home addresses and places of work. Naturally, Safegraph's CEO denied this. He lied.
Safegraph claims it will no longer sell location data linked to abortion clinics, but Safegraph is not a reliable source of information about Safegraph - and they're also not the only ad-tech snoops who could endanger people who get abortions and people who help them.
The forced-birth movement is extremely interested in period-tracking apps, which have long been a cesspool of commercial surveillance:
Pro choice is not solely about accidental pregnancies that are unwanted! It's about women's safety. It's about their bodies and minds. It's about healthy decisions for the mother and fetus. Often times these procedure are done due to unforseen complications.
I stand with those who make tough decisions for the greater good. For those who have been told endlessly what to do with their own bodies just to be reprimanded later. I support them because we need to support those who are silenced.
I released a solo #deathmetal album last year on #bandcamp (http://opaquemass.nl/) and I'm looking for #art to feature on my next #dutch #blackmetal album and for a #fantasy #horror book I'm writing on the same subject.
Still finding my way in this marvelous fediverse
I have encountered more image descriptions on Mastodon in 24 hours than I have in Twitter in a couple of years. Seriously. I'm not exaggerating.
As a blind person, this means a lot to me. If you read this and you describe your images, thank you so, so, so much on behalf of all of us. If you don't, now you know you'll be helping random Internet strangers make sense of your posts by typing in a few more words than usual.
New study shows that 94% of trans kids maintain their trans gender identity after 5 years while another 3.5% identified as nonbinary. This is a stark rebuttal of the bunk "desistance" numbers pushed by anti trans groups. https://publications.aap.org/pediatrics/article/doi/10.1542/peds.2021-056082/186992/Gender-Identity-5-Years-After-Social-Transition
Unix Nerd, traveler of Japanese landscapes. He/him.
Mastodon x appdot.net = fun? A place for former ADN users - on the whole